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Visa wants to track smartphones to combat credit card fraud

...allow its cardholders to inform their banks where they are automatically, using the location function found in nearly every smartphones.Having your bank and Visa know where you are at all times might sound like "Big Brother." But privacy experts are applauding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/visa-wants-track-smartphon
Small business on-the-go? Smartphones make it easy

...salons do blowouts for $35. "It's an extension of me."Smartphones have become vital for on-the-go entrepreneurs. Apps...touch with employees from anywhere. Some owners say their smartphones make it easier for them to build a side business while keeping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-22/small-business-go-smartpho
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

...This could be remembered as the year smartphones became boring.Although high-definition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras...Francisco.If such visions are realized, smartphones and tablets will be equipped with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-13/can-smartphones-snap-out-t
New BlackBerry smartphones to hit UK, Canada before March arrival in US

...generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after...long-awaited line-up of revamped smartphones and software Wednesday at simultaneous...out a new Windows operating system for smartphones, confronting RIM with another technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-30/new-blackberry-smartphones
Smartphones complicate tracking, paying overtime

ATLANTA - Those smartphones and BlackBerrys that enable work anytime, anywhere are increasingly...be working ? because they can, thanks to the growing use of smartphones. That's allowing work to bleed into evenings, weekends and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-06/smartphones-complicate-tra
Android operating system on 75 percent of smartphones shipped last quarter

NEW YORK - Google's Android software for mobile devices was running on 75 percent of smartphones shipped in the third quarter, as the company extended its lead over Apple, according to research firm IDC.Apple's iOS system...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-03/android-operating-system-7
Computer users face hard choice: Pay ransom or lose files

...cybersecurity experts say. Anyone from a home computer user to a Fortune 500 company can be infected. It can also attack smartphones. The smaller the users, the more vulnerable they are to losing their files - unless they have a secure backup for their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/computer-users-face-hard-c
Quarterback battle is big focus of G-Day Game

...won't be plenty for fans to watch, whether they are viewing from the seats or at home checking it out on their tablets, smartphones or computers on SEC Network-plus."I treat it like a real game," said Dominick Sanders.One of the other key focuses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-04-10/quarterback-battle-big-fo
BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

...BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling...since sales failed to keep up with other smartphones in recent years.Though it presented...billing and communications on employees' smartphones used for both private and business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-03/blackberry-offers-new-phon
Google, Mattel bring View-Master into 21st century

...View-Master into the 21st century ? with some help from smartphones and virtual reality technology.With the original View-Masters...technology using Google Cardboard, an attachment that turns smartphones into virtual reality viewers. Reels won't be necessary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/google-mattel-bring-view-m